Jess Hurd


MP’s – Smile for the Camera!

Hundreds of letters encouraging MP’s to support the “I’m a Photographer Not a Terrorist!” campaign by photographing themselves with a mini placard are delivered to Portcullis House. Westminster Parliament. London.

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Peter Mandelson

Peter Mandelson MP, Labour Party Conference 2009. Brighton.

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The Bay Tree Gets It

Comedian and political activist Mark Thomas and supporters hold hostage Margaret Morans MP’s Bay Tree on the Fourth Plinth. It faced execution by radical pruning unless she resigned over the expenses scandal. Trafalgar Square, London.

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Open letter from Mark Thomas here

Images showing in Mark Thomas’s Edinburgh show at The Stand.

MP’s – Wanted

Hazel Blears MP – Wanted. The Government of The Dead try to arrest MP’s for fraudulent expenses claims. Westminster Parliament. London.

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